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Gender Feminine
Usage Italian, Greek
Scripts Γιαννα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. JAN-na(Italian)
YA-na(Greek)
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Meaning & History

Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
VariantsGiovannetta, Vanna(Italian) Ioanna, Yanna(Greek)
DiminutivesGia, Giannina, Nina(Italian) Nana(Greek)
Masculine FormsGiovanni, Ivan, Ivano(Italian) Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis(Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn, Tajuana(African American) Jone(Basque) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana, Ivanka(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana, Žana, Ivanka, Nina(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Iva, Ivanka, Janička, Nina(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna, Nina(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jennigje, Johanneke, Nina(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie, Nena, Nina(English) Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jonna, Nina(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Nina, Ninette(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Nina(German) Johanna, Hanna(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Johanna(Late Roman) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana, Jovanka, Jovka, Vana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Nina(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Asia, Joasia, Nina(Polish) Joana, Joaninha(Portuguese) Ioana, Ionela, Oana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid(Scottish) Ivana, Jovana, Ivanka, Jovanka, Nina(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Iva, Ivanka, Janka, Nina(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Žana, Iva, Ivanka, Nina(Slovene) Juana, Juanita(Spanish) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna, Nina(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)

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